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Governor Walz Announces Upcoming Vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals

3/6/2020 12:11:53 PM

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Today, Governor Walz announced a vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable John Rodenberg on August 21, 2020. Judge Rodenberg serves in an at-large capacity.

Governor Walz has asked a merit selection panel consisting of leadership in the Governor’s Office, the Chair of the Commission on Judicial Selection, and the at-large members of that Commission, to solicit applicants, review candidates, and recommend finalists for appointment. The panel is searching for fair, experienced, and civic-minded individuals to serve on the bench and offer their talents and services to Minnesota’s judicial system.

An individual wishing to apply may request an application by contacting Carl Dennis, Associate Director of Appointments, via e-mail at . A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials should be addressed to Governor Walz. Application materials are due by close of business on Friday, March 27, 2020.

For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Carl Dennis at or at (651)-201-3433.

For more information about the judicial selection process, please visit our website:

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